Amy (Raftery) Throne

Born: Fri., Mar. 16, 1973
Died: Mon., Mar. 23, 2020


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Amy Sue Throne, age 47 passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at home surrounded by family. She was born March 16, 1973 in Pittsfield, IL to John Thomas & Margaret May Place Raftery. She married Ryan Throne December 5, 2007 and he survives.

Amy graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1991 and went on to attend Barnes Jewish Hospital School of Nursing where she received her RN license. She began her nursing career at Barnes and then became a travelling RN and spent time travelling all over the United States. Amy then went to work at University Hospital in Columbia in the NICU which became her favorite place to work, spending time taking care of the babies. After Mason was born,  she went to work at Hannibal Regional Hospital, in the Women’s Care Center attending to and caring for the infants. Amy loved spending time with family and was especially proud to be Mason’s mom and stepmom to Kane and Jackson; and was a wonderful aunt to her nieces and nephews. She enjoyed time spent with Ryan riding their Harley and was a big hearted, compassionate, loving and kind woman to all who knew her.

She is survived by her parents, John and Margaret Raftery of Barry, IL; husband, Ryan Throne of Barry, IL; son, Mason Conner Throne of Barry, IL; stepsons, Alexander Kane Throne and Jackson Thomas Throne of Pittsfield, IL; brother, John Paul (Stacy) Raftery of Barry, IL; sister, Angie (Tony) Potter of New Canton, IL; nieces and nephews, Brendan (Caitlin Lee) Raftery, Emma Raftery, Ethan Raftery, Harlie Potter and Wyatt Potter; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by grandparents, Paul & Kathlyn Raftery and Maurice & Betty Baldwin and great grandmother, Mildred Huffman.

Funeral services will be held privately and cremation rites have been accorded and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to be made to Mason Throne Educational Fund. Online condolences may be left to the family at Niebur Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Amy's memory to the following organization:

Mason Throne Educational Fund

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